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The doctor's case against the pill

Author: Barbara Seaman
Publisher: Alameda, CA : Hunter House ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Considered the definitive statement on modern birth-control technologies, this Anniversary Edition includes new, up-to-date chapters on the dangers of Norplant and the risks women on the Pill face today. Because it tells the truth about the Pill, this book provides women with the information they need to make good choices for their own body.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Seaman
ISBN: 0897931815 9780897931816 0897931823 9780897931823
OCLC Number: 32205689
Description: ix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword to the Anniversary Edition / Claudia Dreifus (1995) --
The Story Behind This Book (1995) --
Text of the 1969 Edition: "A Public Scandal" --
Introduction / Hugh J. Davis --
1. The Silence that Could Kill You --
2. Why Doctors Are Losing Faith in the Pill --
3. How Doctors Treat Their Pill Patients --
4. The Pill-Users: Why Don't They Stop? --
5. Julie Is Not a Statistic --
6. Blood-Clotting: No. 1 Danger --
7. Strokes and the Pill --
8. How the Pill Can Spoil Sex --
9. Sterility and the Pill --
10. Cancer and the Pill --
11. Heart Disease and the Pill --
12. Diabetes and the Pill --
13. Genetic Changes and the Pill --
14. The Pill and Jaundice, Thyroid Function, Weight Gain, Urinary Infections, Arthritis, Skin and Gum Problems, Etc. --
15. Depression and the Pill --
16. Irritability and the Pill --
17. How Did It All Happen? --
18. Is the New Mini-Pill the Answer? --
19. There Are Better Ways --
The Pill at Thirty-Five (1995) --
Norplant: The Contraceptive You're Stuck With (1995).
Responsibility: Barbara Seaman ; foreword by Claudia Dreifus.

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Considered the definitive statement on modern birth-control technologies, this Anniversary Edition includes new, up-to-date chapters on the dangers of Norplant and the risks women on the Pill face today. Because it tells the truth about the Pill, this book provides women with the information they need to make good choices for their own body.

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